ASP.NET Core 2 Development

  • Course number: NET-201
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Pricing: $160

ASP.NET Core 2.0 is the latest release of Microsoft's cross-platform version of its ASP.NET Web development framework. Version 2.0 includes several major improvements as well as a completely new feature with Razor Pages. This 4-day course introduces attendees to the ASP.NET Core development and teaches the skills necessary to design and build well-architected web and service-oriented applications that follow the MVC design pattern.

Each student receives a printed copy of all the material presented by the instructor.

Each student receives a lab manual consisting of a series of hands-on lab exercises that take students through the building of a data-driven 3-tier ASP.NET Core application.

The instructor receives a electronic version of the material suitable for presentation during class and a guide with recommended timing and additional information related to the hands-on lab exercises.

Prior .NET experience and basic skills with HTML and JavaScript is assumed.

Visual Studio 2017 (any edition) with update 15.3 (or later)

LocalDB or another version of SQL Server

Postman or a similar application for testing Web APIs

Lab file bundle provided with the course

  • Introduction
    • .NET Core vs. Full Framework
    • Evolution of ASP.NET
    • Tool and IDE Choices
  • Hello World
    • .NET Core (CLI)
    • CLI Commands
    • ASP.NET Core (CLI)
    • Metapackages and Runtime Store
    • WebHost and Kestrel
    • ASP.NET Core (Visual Studio)
  • Application Architecture
    • Middleware
    • Services
  • Application Configuration
    • WebHost Builder API
    • Startup Class
    • Configure Method
    • Configure Services Method
    • MVC Components
    • IConfiguration
  • Request Routing
    • RESTful API
    • Routing Middleware
    • Route Templates
    • Route Constraints
    • MVC Middleware
    • Attribute-Based Routing
  • Models
    • Introduction
    • Persistence Ignorance
    • Object-Relational Mapping
    • Entity Framework (EF) Core 2
  • Controllers
    • Introduction
    • Requirements and Conventions
    • Dependencies
    • Action Results
  • Views
    • Introduction
    • Conventions
    • Razor Syntax
    • Layouts
    • ViewData and ViewBag
    • Strongly-Typed Views
    • Partial Views
    • View Models
    • HTML and URL Helpers
    • Tag Helpers
    • View Components
    • Client-Side Dependencies
    • Razor Pages
  • HTML Forms
    • Introduction
    • Form Tag Helper
    • Form Submissions
    • Model Binding
  • Application State
    • Introduction
    • HttpContext.Items
    • Session State
    • TempData
  • Data Validation
    • Introduction
    • Data Annotations
    • Input Tag Helpers
    • Validation Tag Helpers
  • Authentication
    • Introduction
    • ASP.NET Core Identity
    • Cookie Middleware
    • Authorization
    • Claims-Based Authorization
  • Error Handling
    • Introduction
    • HTTP Error Status Codes
    • Status Code Pages
    • Developer Exception Page
    • Exception Filters
  • Logging
    • Introduction
    • Configuration
    • ILogger
  • Testing
    • Introduction
    • Unit Testing
    • xUnit
    • Testing Controllers
    • Integration Testing
  • Web APIs
    • Introduction
    • Retrieval Operations
    • Create Operations
    • Update Operations
    • Delete Operations
    • Bad Requests
    • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
  • Deployment
    • Page and View Compilation
    • Kestrel as an Edge Server
    • IIS as a Reverse Proxy
    • Other Reverse Proxy Options
    • Docker Containers
    • Azure Container Service
    • Amazon EC2 Container Service
    • Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD)
  • Conclusion